Winter Livestock Auction
USDA - Wed Jan 03, 4:47PM CST
DC_LS140
Dodge City, KS   Wed Jan 3, 2018   USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News
 
Winter Livestock Feeder Cattle Auction, Dodge City, KS closed for 1-3-2018
 
Receipts:  1729    Last Week:  0    Year Ago:  4096
 
First sale of the New Year 2018. Feeder Steers and heifers 650-900 lbs firm to higher 
undertone noted on a light supply of Medium and Large 1. Steer and heifer calves firm 
to higher undertone noted on a limited test. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to firm.
Trade active and demand good. Receipts: 65 percent (1115) 600 lbs and over, 26 percent
(455) 600 lbs and under and 9 percent (159) slaughter cows and bulls. Feeder supply 66 
percent steers, 34 percent heifers.

   Steers: Medium and Large 1 450-500 lbs 179.00-183.50 (182.29); 500-550 lbs 174.50-177.00 
(174.91); 600-650 lbs 158.50-164.00 (161.66); 650-700 lbs 150.00-156.50 (154.37); 700-750 lbs
 153.00-155.00 (154.38); Value Added 750-800 lbs 161.75-161.85 (161.77); 800-850 lbs 151.00.
Medium and Large 1-2 7 head 499 lbs 173.00; 500-550 lbs 159.00-165.00 (160.85); 550-600 lbs 
159.00-162.00 (160.40); 600-650 lbs 153.50-154.00 (153.69); 19 head 742 lbs 149.25; 750-800 
lbs 145.00-149.00 (148.46); 800-850 lbs 145.00-149.00 (148.23); 850-900 lbs 145.50-147.00 
(145.99).
Medium and Large 2 4 head 431 lbs 153.00; 6 head 499 lbs 131.00; 7 head 506 lbs 146.00; 5 head 
565 lbs 148.00.

   Bulls: Medium and Large 1-2 5 head 539 lbs 148.00; 7 head 615 lbs 134.00; 5 head 651 lbs
 128.50; 4 head 732 lbs 115.00.

   Heifers: Medium and Large 1 450-500 lbs 157.00-159.75 (159.42); 500-550 lbs 155.50-157.00 
(156.10); 550-600 lbs 153.00-155.00 (153.46); 650-700 lbs 149.25-150.25 (149.68); 59 head 722 lbs 
148.50; 37 head 876 lbs 137.50. 
Medium and Large 1-2 400-450 lbs 152.00-155.00 (154.21); 450-500 lbs 151.00-154.00 (153.20); 
500-550 lbs 140.00-149.00 (142.14); 12 head 561 lbs 148.00; 600-650 lbs 143.00-149.00 (146.70);
650-700 lbs 143.00-143.50 (143.29); 800-850 lbs 131.00-132.50 (131.88).
Medium and Large 2 5 head 436 lbs 148.00; 5 head 571 lbs 136.00; 6 head 721 lbs 121.00; 4 head 857
lbs 119.00

   Baby Calves: Steers/Bulls (per head) 1 head 305 lbs 450.00; heifers 2 head 250-300 lbs 
375.00-400.00 (388.17).

Slaughter Cows:  
             %Lean    Avg Dressing	Hi Dressing    Low Dressing
Prem White  65-75%
Breaker     75-80%    56.00-59.75       61.25-63.00                                         
Boner       80-85%    53.50-58.25       60.00-61.00    46.00
Lean        85-90%    51.50-57.00       60.50-63.50

Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1-2 70.00-78.00; High Dressing 80.50-84.50; Low Dressing 62.00-65.00.

Source:  USDA-KS Dept of Ag Market News, Dodge City, KS
                Doug Richmeier - OIC    Phone 620-227-8881
                www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/DC_LS140.txt
                The Winter Livestock report is a service provided by the Kansas Dept
                of Ag with technical oversight from the USDA AMS.